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One of many displays of the disappeared. In any diary I compose that falls under history, you will find this particular phrase: history is a conversation between the present and the past about the ...
by CayceP
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 10:46 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Over the next few days there is sure to be more attention on DailyKOS about Argentina and its history. Certainly, this attention is needed if any of the comments I’ve read following the election ...
by CayceP
Comment Count 76 comments on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 05:08 PM PDT with 92 Recommends
No Apology: The Case for American Greatness is a book by former Massachusetts Governor and U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney... The title makes reference to Romney's contention that ...
by tiggers thotful spot
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 05:57 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Today, September 11th marks an anniversary of terrorism and mindless violence perpetrated against a largely innocent population. But it’s not only the twin towers attacks in New York city that ...
by DelicateMonster
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Sep 11, 2010 at 10:33 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
[Somewhere there's a father languishing in some secret prison somewhere, innocent, but abused, or tortured, or hopeless tonight. On Father's Day, this diary tonight is dedicated to him, or those ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Jun 20, 2010 at 07:14 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
It's hardly news that Henry Kissinger is a war criminal. Not convicted, of course. And as long as he avoids landing in hostile territory like, say, Spain, for the rest of his life, he never will be.
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 307 comments on Mon Apr 12, 2010 at 02:34 PM PDT with 473 Recommends
Five weeks before I was born, a handful of blocks away from my parents' apartment on Conneticut Avenue in Northwest Washington D.C., terrorists detonated a car bomb. The bomb killed Chilean ...
by Jay Elias
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2008 at 11:22 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Exhuming an ugly history: As Chile and other countries wrestle with whether it's better to exhume their dark pasts or to leave them buried and try to move on, the current, elected ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 08:55 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
[For those readers eager to read about the new revelations on U.S. renditions practice, you must first detour through a revelatory review of waterboarding practice over 100 years ago...]
by Valtin
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2008 at 04:37 PM PST with 50 Recommends
[From the Frog Pond ] Those that do not learn their history are doomed to repeat ...
by BooMan23
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2008 at 08:50 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Going all the way back to the 70s and maybe earlier Plan Condor was brewing in South America. There have been documents found under FOIAs tying the USA and our CIA while run by Bush 1. The storys ...
by SmileySam
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Dec 24, 2007 at 06:51 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Imagine you're being tortured, held captive by your own government, brutalized by soldiers wearing the flag of your own country. In that hell, a priest arrives offering solace. There'
by kidneystones
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2007 at 07:52 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
With the ghost of Richard Nixon permeating D.C. again, its interesting to see Henry Kissinger back in ...
by commonweal
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Mar 25, 2007 at 07:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
"Today, near the end of my days, I want to say that I harbour no rancour against anybody, that I love my fatherland above all. ... I take political responsibility for everything that was ...
by shock
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Dec 04, 2006 at 08:51 PM PST with 7 Recommends
by Mr Bula
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Sep 10, 2006 at 04:14 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
by BooMan23
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2006 at 12:00 PM PST with 66 Recommends